Course Aims

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required to carry out surveying and location of underground services in accordance with HSG47, including the safe operation of SPX RD Series Cable Avoidance Tool(s) and Signal Generator (GENNY).

HSG47 - Unit 2 Familiarisation and Practical Use of SPX RD Series Locators - City & Guilds (Cable & Underground Avoidance)

Who Attends

Delegates who work as Managers, Supervisors and Operatives in construction, utilities, telecommunications and petrochemical industries who are required to locate underground apparatus during planned excavations.

Course Content

  • An understanding of which laws and additional information relate to safe working with underground services
  • Legislation and regulations
  • The ability to interpret utility plans and recognise different underground services
  • HSG47- Avoiding Danger from Underground Services
  • Cable avoidance using the SPX RD Series & Signal Generator
  • Practical operation of cable avoidance equipment (SPX RD Series & Genny)
  • Practical assessment & evaluation

Course Duration

This is a 1 day course.

Qualifications Obtained

Delegates successfully completing the course, including the written and practical assessments, are awarded a City & Guilds approved certificate.

All certification is subject to the City & Guilds Quality assurance procedure. if you require a certificate of attendance in the interim please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Additional Information

*PLEASE NOTE* all online bookings are provisional until confirmed with you by our training team.

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